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Mandarin Café: Teaching Jobs in China

You're thinking about moving to and teaching English in China, but you're not quite sure where to start. You've opened Google and submitted a job search, but you don't know if the results are reliable, or if they're even legitimate.

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Thank you for this so much... ! Extremely informative and very comprehensive information as I make my way through the various sit... Read More
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:33
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Looking for a New Way to Boost Your Foreign Language Speaking Skills? Try Writing!

When you're trying to learn a new language, what's your main focus? If you intend to use that language in real life, then you're probably focused on speech. You could learn how to speak through practice alone, right? Well, it's a bit more complicated than that.

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Why Every Student Should Study Abroad at Least for a Few Months

Studying abroad has been encouraged for years now, but the benefits of this experience are especially highlighted today. By studying abroad, students enjoy the opportunity to visit and live in a foreign culture, all whilst getting the education they need. 
At this point, thousands of campuses worldwide offer study abroad fairs, while parents advise their children to persuade these opportunities. Basically, students are bombarded with photos and information about the benefits of studying abroad.

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How to Write a Resume Applying For a Job Overseas

Applying for a new job is never easy, but time-consuming, nerve-wrecking and complex process. Moreover, in the «working abroad» case a lot is on the stake, so the outline of one`s skills is to be just perfect. But how can you make a resume for the job in another country? Are the resume standards the same around the globe? Do resume templates vary drastically from the one that I`ve mastered? What should I know to get the job abroad? Let`s browse the following tips to do well.

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Excellent way to teach how to write a perfect CV.
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The Rundown: Places for Finding Jobs in China

Coming to China is a big step. If you haven't already moved here, then it's like jumping into the deep end of a swimming pool with only a couple of lessons; you either sink or swim. However, just because it's a little deep and a challenge, doesn't mean that you can't put on a couple of armbands to keep your head above water. That's what job search platforms on the internet should be, or at least that's what we think they should be. Your personal, intercultural, flotation device.

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Decent article about the difference between the different sites. I actually used a few of these when I was looking for a job in Ch... Read More
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:21
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10 Healthy Tips for College Students Traveling Abroad

Neglecting healthy travel tips can quickly spoil your health and fitness regime. Remember that, as a student, your health is a huge priority. You should avoid falling into the habit of eating meals rich in high calories with little exercise routines. Keep in mind that traveling does not necessarily mean taking a vacation. You may be going to visit family during the weekend and get back to school at the start of the week. Therefore, taking care of yourself is quite important.

Below are some ten ways to keep you in good health as you travel abroad:

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How to Prepare for a New Academic Year Abroad

Did you decide to study abroad? That's a huge challenge! It makes you excited, but scared at the same time. You can't just keep relaxing until the day of your flight comes. You have some things to prepare, but you mainly need to prepare yourself.

We'll give you tips on how to prepare for a new year of your education abroad.

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Top 10 Safety Tips for Traveling Abroad

It's important to stay safe with travel safety tips no matter where you are heading around the world. Not only is exploring a new area intimidating, but it can also mean that you're not used to your surroundings. Whether you're on a trip to work as a volunteer or you are a student or even if you are just taking an extended vacation, being smart about where you go and who you trust while traveling, you can have an all-around good time.

When you choose to travel international to a new or unfamiliar country, oftentimes there will be international travel tips for safety posted everywhere you turn. Keep these tips in mind when it comes time to take off and head to your new home or vacation spot. 

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Thanks for sharing these amazing tips! These tips are really very helpful while traveling to abroad. Whether you're on a trip to w... Read More
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10 International Scholarships For Middle Eastern Students to Study Abroad

Attending university will always be expensive, and that goes doubly so if you're looking to study in the UK. However, help is at hand. There's a lot of scholarships you can apply for, and with a little bit of effort you can help boost your bank account before you go. These ten scholarships are all provided commercially, rather than through universi...
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7 Benefits of Volunteering While Studying Abroad

You accept a huge challenge when you decide to study abroad. The environment is completely new to you. You have to meet new people, make friends, and start getting around the city like a natural. Let's not forget the studying. You're part of an entirely different educational system. The program is not necessarily harder than the one you faced back home, but the differences are confusing.

Why would you choose to volunteer on top of all this? Wouldn't the additional workload be too much? On the contrary. A volunteering opportunity will broaden your perspectives. It will make you a more aware individual. You'll get tons of benefits if you decide to volunteer while studying abroad. We'll list 7 of them. 

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